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Wellington Botanic Garden

101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Visit Wellington Botanic Garden and enjoy its 25ha of unique landscape, protected native forest, conifers, specialised plant collections, colourful floral displays, and views over Wellington city. The garden is a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and is an Historic Places Trust Heritage Area. Take the Cable Car up and follow the Downhill path to the city.
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101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Reviewed yesterday

This garden runs from close to Parliament to a residential neighborhood that sprang up around the cable car at the top. The free cable car museum tells the story of Wellington's desire to have more houses on the hills by providing a way to get...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 4 days ago

17 of our walking group arrived unannounced for lunch and they arranged the tables to suit us!! the food was really good, with plenty of choice and arrived quickly. The service was very good and the outlook over the rose garden very pleasant. We will...More

Thank geofflinda
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best features of Wellington is its outstanding botanic garden. Located in the central section of the city, it is a reflection of the wisdom of its early city leaders and residents. They began the garden in 1868 and assigned priority to making...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wellington Botanical Garden is very accessible from the City Centre. You can reach this garden either by Cable Car, by bus, or even by walk! There are a lot of awesome green spots in this garden. However, some of garden parts can be only enjoyed...More

Thank johannnindito
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once gone up by Cable Car Walk down through lush well maintained gardens set in about 60 acres on the side of the mountain and contains many exotic trees of NZ. The path eventually will take you down to the rose garden and well worth...More

Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 1 week ago

As may be expected in Wellington, not much of this park is on the flat. It has a number of entrances and offers many different areas, so that I keep returning to discover something new. This time I entered from Tinakori Road and enjoyed the...More

Thank Noeline C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice gardens and lots of flowers and plants to see. We loved our stroll through here after taking the cable car up. Well worth a look.

Thank Ace28065
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free and easy to get to on foot from the top of the Gondola, these beautiful gardens unfortunately at this time of year are not in bloom, however it does not detract from what a great place it is for a stroll, especially on a...More

Thank 708Robin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The botanical gardens is a lovely free attraction in Wellington. Ride the cable car to the top and then take a leisurely stroll down the winding pathway to the bottom of the hill. Or get some extra exercise and do your exploring uphill instead. Everything...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very suprised at the type of plants in the gardens having been told how cold NZ is! We did enjoy wandering through but it is really quite steep so take care

Thank yvettec672
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Gerry N
24 July 2017|
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Response from Noeline C | Reviewed this property |
No, it's easily accessible. The public bus goes past the gate on Tinakori Rd.
31 March 2016|
Response from Wayne P | Reviewed this property |
It depends how fast you walk? But I would set aside an hour.
14 March 2015|
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Response from nannerjammer | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They continually are moving in new flowers to match their seasons. In April it will be the start of the fall season so the roses may not be blooming but the garden beyond the roses is such a vast land of beauty it is... More